How It Works?

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The CAD libraries are organized into categories of single .DWG files to take advantage of AutoCAD’s Design Center feature. The blocks are not created as individual .DWG files, but are grouped in “categories” of blocks, such as Chairs. All the Chair blocks are in one .DWG file called “Chairs.dwg”. This way in Design Center, you find the one “Chair.dwg” select it, click on “Blocks”, and all the chair block previews in that .DWG file are quickly displayed. Using AutoCAD’s Design Center helps you to organize, manage, preview, and insert blocks much faster than just using AutoCAD’s “Insert” command. Plus, you don’t have 100’s if not 1000’s of individual block files to manage anymore.

Below is a screen capture from AutoCAD 2008 with Design Center opened up to display how the libraries work within AutoCAD Design Center. 

The library categories are listed as folders, within the folders will be drawing files that are specific to that category. As in the folder for Appliances, there will drawing files such as Washer and Dryers, Refrigerators, Range Tops, etc.

Within each of the drawings are block definitions that will display in Design Center when the Blocks icon is selected. All the blocks will then be displayed just to the right of the folder list.

From here you can scroll up or down to view all the block previews. When you find the block you want you can drag and drop it into the drawing window, or double click it, to bring up the Insert dialog where you can make more adjustments for inserting, such as Scale and Rotation.

The CAD libraries are designed to work within all versions AutoCAD and are saved in AutoCAD 2000 .DWG format.

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